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Day: February 28, 2019

  • February 28, 2019

    3 Time Management Tips for Small Businesses

    If you’re going to succeed in small business, you’ll have to learn how to implement solid time management tactics. Once you become a business owner, you’re going to have so many additional responsibilities on your plate that you’ll feel like you’ll never be able to get them done in a 24 hour day. Guess what? If you continue doing things the same way you’ve always done them, then you aren’t going to have enough time to take care of your responsibilities. So learning time-saving strategies is definitely the best way to improve your life, eliminate stress and overwhelm, and ultimately turn your business into a smashing success. If you’re up for it, we recommend reading the powerful time management tips we’re going to share below for small businesses. Not only should you learn them, but you should also use them to improve your livelihood as efficiently as possible by any means like using excel timesheets, becoming better prepared for the workday, and other very effective methods that we’ll tell you about right now.  Time Management Tip #1: Work on Similar Tasks in a Cluster So many people swear by the effectiveness of multitasking, but believe it or not, most people do not actually multitask. Not in the traditional sense of the word. But what many people do is accomplish many tasks quickly and in succession even though it feels like they are working on multiple things at the same time. A simple way to accomplish many tasks very close to one another is to cluster similar tasks. By organizing your day to work on similar things at the same time, you’ll be able to handle large batches of responsibility all at once and cross them off of you’re to-do list in a quick and succinct fashion. As an example, if...
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